Think Europe Compromiso 2030 Soria Programme

Soria (Spain), 16th-19th January 2018

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Tuesday 16th January

Localizing the Agenda 2030 at national level
Palacio de la Audiencia

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08h30 – 09h30

Accreditation

09h30 – 10h15

Opening session
Carlos Martínez Mínguez. Mayor of Soria (Spain)
Rebeca Grynspan Mayufis. Secretary General, Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB)
Juan Vicente Herrera Campo. President of the Region of Castilla y León (Spain)
Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría. Vice-president of the Government of Spain and Minister of the presidency and territorial administrations

10h15 – 10h30

Family photo

10h30 – 11h00

Break

11h00 – 11h30

Keynote speech: The world today and the 2030 Agenda
Fernando García Casas. State Secretary for International Cooperationand for Ibero-America and the Caribbean, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation (MAEC)

11h30 – 14h00

Spanish strategy for the multilevel implementation of the Agenda 2030
Facilitator: Emilia Saiz Carrancedo. Secretary General, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)

11h30 – 12h45
The multilevel approach in the territory
David Lucas Parrón. Mayor of Móstoles (Spain), Senator and President of the Spanish Delegation of the European Congress of local and regional authorities
Agustín Delgado Martín. Director of Innovation, Environment and Quality, Iberdrola
José María Crespo Lorenzo. General Director, Público Newspaper
Federico Buyolo García. General Director of Solidarity and Cooperation, Regional Government of Valencia (Spain)
Luis Rey de Las Heras. President of the Province of Soria (Spain)
Santiago Aparicio Jiménez. President of the Confederation of Business Organizations of Castilla y León (CECALE)
Luis Manuel Navas Gracia. Vice-rector of heritage and infrastructure, University of Valladolid (Spain)

12h45 – 14h00
The impact of international and cooperation policy
Carlos Martínez Mínguez. Mayor of Soria (Spain) and European Vice-president of UCLG
Leire Pajín Iraola. IS Global
Antonio Fernández Galiano. President of the Editorial Unit, El Mundo Newspaper
Joan Clos i Matheu. Former Executive Director, UN-HABITAT
Manuela Carmena Castrillo. Mayor of Madrid and Co-president of the Union of Ibero American Capitals (UCCI)
Luis Tejada Chacón. Director of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID)

14h00 – 15h30

Break

15h30 – 18h30

Workshop on Localizing the SDGs: local commitment and global action (by invitation)

15h30 – 16h30
FEMP’s strategy: synergies and articulation

16h30 – 18h00
City strategies

18h00 – 18h30
Awareness and training tools

Wednesday 17th January

Commitment 2030: Global Agendas for alls
Palacio de la Audiencia

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09h30 – 10h00

Presentation of the working plan of the High Level Group for the 2030 Agenda
Juan Francisco Montalbán Carrasco. Ambassador in Special Mission for the 2030 Agenda, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation (MAEC)

10h00 – 11h30

People at the core of the new gloal development agendas
Facilitator: Diana López Caramazana. Head of Local Governments and Decentralization Unit, UN-HABITAT

Anna Terrón i Cusí. President, Instrategies
Daniel García González. Director, DEMUCA Foundation
Stefano Marta. Advisor and researcher of the Division of urban policies and sustainable development, OECD
Mohamed Sefiani. Mayor of Chefchaouen (Morocco)
Carlos Alfonso Polanco Rebolleda. President of the Regional Federation of Municipalities and Provinces of Castilla y León (Spain) and President of the Cooperation Commission of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP)
Javier Gregori Roig. Radio Cadena SER

11h30 – 12h00

Break

12h00 – 14h00

Global Partnerships for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals
Facilitator: Juan Ávila Francés. Secretary General, Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP)

Panelists:
Josep Mayoral Antigas.
Mayor of Granollers and member of International Relations Commission of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP)
Gunn Marit Helgesen. Co-president of CEMR and President of the Association of Local and Regional Authorities of Norway
María Julia Reyna. Secretary of International Relations and Integration of the Province of Santa Fe (Argentina)
Pep Roig Martí. Former UCLG Secretary General
Andrés Rodríguez Amayuelas. President, Spanish Coordinator of NGOs
Juan Carlos López Cecila. UNDP Art Partnership

14h00 – 16h00

Break

16h00 – 18h00

CEMR Executive Bureau, statutary meeting (only members)

18h00 – 19h00

Master Lecture – Cities 2030: The Urban Agenda in the 21st Century.
Joan Clos i Matheu. Former Director, UN-Habitat

20h00 – 22h00

Official reception

Friday 18th January

2030 Agenda for the EU: European Cohesion Policy, the way to implement the SDGs
Palacio de la Audiencia (morning session) / Convento de la Merced. Aula Magna Tirso de Molina (afternoon session)

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09h00 – 09h30

Accreditation

09h30 – 10h00

Opening session:
Carlos Martínez Mínguez.
Mayor of Soria (Spain) and Vice-president of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)
Luis Alfonso Rey de las Heras. President of the Province of Soria (Spain)
Roberto Bermúdez de Castro. Secretary of State for Territorial Administrations (Spain)
Stefano Bonaccini. President of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)

10h00 – 11h30

Commitment 2030: the Europe we want
Facilitator: Frédéric Vallier. Secretary General , CEMR

Panelists:
Stefano Bonaccini
. President of the Region of Emilia Romagna (Italia) and President of CEMR
Concepción Gamarra Ruiz-Clavijo. Mayor of Logroño (Spain) and Vice-president of FEMP
Griselda Pastor Llopart. Correspondent, “Cadena Ser” Brussels
José Manuel Herrero Mendoza. Presidency Office of the Regional Government of Castilla y León
Miguel Ángel Moratinos Cuyaubé. President, Spanish Network for Sustainable Development (REDS)
Alicia Asín Pérez. Co-founder and CEO, Libelium – Standard platform for Smart Cities

11h30 – 12h00

Break

12h00 – 13h30

The influence of the Global Agendas in the european Cohesion Policy.
Facilitator: Mercedes Molina Ibáñez. Professor at the University Complutense of Madrid

Panelists:
Carola Gunnarsson.
CEMR spokesperson for cohesion policy and Mayor of Sala (Sweden)
Juan Espadas Cejas. Mayor of Seville (Spain) and President of the Spanish Network of Cities for Climate
Antonio Román Jasanada. Mayor of Guadalajara (Spain) and member of the European Committee of the Regions
Petr Osvald. President of the COTER Commission. European Committee of the Regions
Claudi Pérez Pallejá. Correspondant, “El País” Brussels
Rainer Haas. Co-president of CEMR, President of the County of Ludwigsburg (Germany), and Vicep-president of the German Section of CEMR (RGRE)

13h30 – 15h00

Break

15h00 – 18h00

CEMR Policy Committee (statutary meeting, only members)

Part I

Friday 19th January

CEMR Policy Committee (only members)
Convento de la Merced. Aula Magna Tirso de Molina

09h00 – 13h30

CEMR Policy Committee (Statutary meeting, only members)

Part II

13h30 – 14h00

Closing